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Don’t Ignore the Study Committees

Posted by: Jason Zacher on Tuesday, October 14, 2014
In 2010, retiring S.C. House Representative Michael Thompson filed House Bill 4468, a thinly veiled piece of satire about the General Assembly’s use of the study committee. Rep. Thompson wrote:“The General Assembly finds that: (1) on a ...

The Essentials of Teamwork: Being a Part and Not the Whole

Posted by: Pulse Young Professionals on Tuesday, October 7, 2014
We all are a part of some kind of team: at work, in our families, or in a committee or organization. I think it’s safe to say that on a daily basis, we are working with others in most areas of our life. If you’re an executive or ...

Legislative Update

Posted by: Jason Zacher on Friday, October 3, 2014
Cooler temperatures mean the action in the South Carolina political scene is heating up. There was a lot of news this week in South Carolina politics, so we’ll get right to it.Opening Statistic – There are only 32 days until the November ...

Why Celebrate Manufacturing?

Posted by: Megan Campbell on Tuesday, September 30, 2014
The 17th Annual Manufacturer's BBQ Bash is right around the corner! This Thursday, we will once again celebrate with great food and lots of fun - including Lonny Tolbert, DJ SOUNDSOLUTION, the RE/MAX hot air balloon, door prizes, and more! The BBQ ...

Friday Forum with Jon Wilken: "Retail to Real Estate to Research"

Posted by: Megan Campbell on Friday, September 26, 2014
Meet Jon WilkenJon Wilken has done it all – atleast it appears that way. He is a graduate of Iowa Central Community College and a 1992 graduate of the Harvard Business School Advanced Management Program. Though Wilken’s career has been ...

Why business leaders should be involved in politics

Posted by: Jason Zacher on Thursday, September 25, 2014
By now, I’ve covered how to research a candidate and what you can do to help. One thing was beaten into my head a long, long time ago in a in journalism school far, far away: “Why? Give them the Why!”I touched on it in the first ...

YP Perspective: 3 Comments About Mentors

Posted by: Pulse Young Professionals on Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Have you ever considered how much better you might be in 20 years… as a person? as a parent? in your field of business?Take all of your great abilities and skills of today, then, add 20 years of experience and development. That’s a ...

Alfonso Interpreting & Transporting Small Business of the Month!

Posted by: Tripp James on Tuesday, September 23, 2014
On behalf of the Greenville Chamber, congratulations goes out to Alfonso Interpreting and Transporting for being selected as September 2014 Small Business of the Month! The award was presented at last week’s board meeting by Frank Mobley from ...

In Business: The Sunshine House Early Learning Academy

Posted by: Greenville Chamber on Monday, September 22, 2014
The Sunshine House Early Learning Academy has expanded its footprint in the Upstate. The national child care and early education company headquartered in Greenville has opened a new center off Wade Hampton Boulevard in Taylors. They hosted an open ...

Candidates Need Help From Business TODAY

Posted by: Jason Zacher on Thursday, September 18, 2014
Knowing which candidate you are going to support is not enough. You must take action if you want your pro-business candidate to get elected.For the candidate, a campaign is kind of like a start-up business: You need to raise as much capital as you ...
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